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Re: New package: cogito



On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 12:58:11PM -0400, Neil Horman wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 11:30:28AM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 12:06 -0400, Neil Horman wrote:
> > > Hello all-
> > > 
> > > Package Name: cogito
> > 
> > On May 3, Chris Wright posted a cogito package for review, which Dave
> > Jones suggested that it was too early, that it should "sit things out a
> > bit longer before its added, even to extras, until its got a few more
> > battle-scars." 
> > 
> > Thread here:
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-extras-list/2005-May/msg00039.html
> > 
> > You guys should all work together on this, since there seems to be a lot
> > of people interested in this code, and decide when its ready for review.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > ~spot
> 
> I just read the thread, and I understand Daves point, but given that there is
> clearly interest in having this pre-packaged (for the obvious reason that it
> makes working with upstream that much easier), I think that may outweigh the
> concern that people would begin to rely on it for other projects prematurely.
> Perhaps it would be sufficient to add a patch to the cg-init source such that it
> placed a disclaimer banner up on the console whenever a new repository was
> created, warning the user of the potential for future incompatibilities?
> 
> That would give us the convienience that I'm sure we're all looking for, and
> ward off the people who don't understand quite how young cogito/git are.
> 
> Regards
> Neil
> 
I just uploaded a new srpm and spec to the same location as below which adds
just such a disclaimer to the cg-init script, if anyone is interested in taking
a look.

md5sums:

11698a05b84448245f22ea9a3897d890  cogito-0.10-1.src.rpm
ed407d65fd9b220d46764821f9f4b62d  cogito.spec

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